9 days in Morocco Itinerary

9 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Essaouira
— 1 night
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
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Fes
— 2 nights
4
Chefchaouen
— 1 night

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Essaouira

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, don't miss a visit to Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then look for gifts at Flouka de Mogador, and finally explore the galleries of Galerie la Kasbah.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Essaouira trip itinerary builder app.

London, UK to Essaouira is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Essaouira at 26°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Horseback Riding Tours
Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach
Galerie la Kasbah ©
Galerie la Kasbah

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Marrakech

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Medersa Ben Youssef and Saadian Tombs will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Ensemble Artisanal and Spas & Wellness. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque, contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh, and walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planning tool.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Essaouira in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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Fes

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): wander the streets of Medina of Fez, examine the collection at Musee des armes, then contemplate the long history of Borj Nord, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fes trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Fes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Marrakech in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Fes, with lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine
Borj Nord ©
Borj Nord

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Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
On the 28th (Sun), look for gifts at La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin and then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chefchaouen day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Shopping
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La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin ©
La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah ©
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah

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